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Daniel SzmuklerEBA Group - Paris

Focus needs to be replaced now by action

13 February 2015  |  1987 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The financial industry is ripe for change and innovation. Some of these changes are being mandated by regulators. Other disruptions are coming from new technologies such as the rise of apps, mobile devices and social media which have an irreversible impact on customer demands and requirements. In the field of payments, it implies demands for new a...

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Daniel SzmuklerEBA Group - Paris

From Vision to Focus

25 November 2014  |  1650 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Major progress was made in 2014 on the common understanding of the strategic importance of alternative payments for the European banking sector, against the background of transforming private and public sectors. The EBA produced three key deliverables in this field. One on the user requirements for e-APs, in which the change drivers and the various...

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Daniel SzmuklerEBA Group - Paris

A look back at EBAday 2014

23 June 2014  |  1680 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With Helsinki and another successful EBAday behind us, it is time to reflect on the conversations and themes from the show. With 800 attendees this year, this was the biggest EBAday yet and the Finlan...

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Daniel SzmuklerEBA Group - Paris

Payments: a brave new world

04 June 2014  |  2152 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As this year’s EBAday approaches, there is plenty of talk about what the retail payments landscape of the future will be like. Just as recent years have seen rapid change in this field, this trend onl...

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Daniel SzmuklerEBA Group - Paris

A new era of transformation and convergence for banks

25 February 2014  |  2450 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Bank professionals recognise that the payments landscape has undergone rapid evolution over the past decade. Industry research suggests that by 2020 even greater changes must be expected. In such an ...

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Daniel SzmuklerEBA Group - Paris

EBAday 2014 - progress update

27 May 2013  |  2945 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

The preparations for 2014 are well underway. EBA has received ample community feedback on the key topics to be addressed for next year. The Finnish Federation of Financial Services and the Finnish EBA...

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Daniel SzmuklerEBA Group - Paris

EBAday 2013 - the countdown is on

18 March 2013  |  2765 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

EBAday 2013 is approaching fast and the community is gearing up to discuss again the challenges that banks and their payments and infrastructure providers are likely to face in the future. As 2013 beg...

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Who wins Central Matching or local?

30 October 2012  |  3863 views  |  0  |  Recommends 3

With settlement cycles shortening in Europe and in the USA, there is quite a debate going on in the market as to the best form of post-trade matching. Financial Services firms on both buy and sell-sid...

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HFT a force for good or evil

29 October 2012  |  3737 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

It seems to me that the Industry is split between the benefits or not, of high frequency trading (HFT) and it’s a polarisation which is so concerning that Sir John Beddington, UK Government Chief Scie...

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Social media within financial services

23 October 2012  |  7258 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

The explosion in members of social media sites shows no sign of slowing down and with Twitter now well established and introducing further expansion, the time may soon be with us when all the world’s ...

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Founded by Paul Penrose
Date 04 Apr 2007
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EBAday is the annual event for European payments professionals run by Finextra in conjunction with the Euro Banking Association. This community has been created to deliver a forum for EBA delegates to exchange views on Sepa and new developments in payments processing.
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